A horse-drawn caisson carries the remains of Fred Savegh to his final resting place



A horse-drawn caisson carries the remains of Fred Sayegh to his final resting place last week while family members mourn the passing. See story about this community fixture on page 5. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Putnam Officials Say Much Damage Already Done by Gun Map

Gannett capitulation on map a good step, but late, they say

UPDATED with county reaction: Several Putnam County officials expressed anger with the Westchester-based Journal News Saturday even after the newspaper removed a map from its website that published the personal information of legal gun owners.J… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Flu Cases Rise



Public health nurse Rachel Gressel administers a flu shot to Cathy Roth at last week’s Last Chance Flu Clinic held in Brewster. With four months of the flu season to go, Putnam County has already broken its all-time record for lab-confirmed cas… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Big Heroin Distributor Nabbed



A major heroin distributor is behind bars with the arrest of a 23-year old Bronx man who recently took up residency in an apartment complex on Old Route 6 in Brewster. The bust is part of a wide-ranging probe by multiple agencies into heroin traffic… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

FEDS: Mahopac Man is Trash-Hauling Racketeer



An 82-year-old Mahopac man was one of 32 individuals charged Wednesday with alleged racketeering in the commercial waste hauling industry throughout the New York metropolitan area. Dominick “Pepe” Pietranico was accused of conspiring to … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Vincent Leibell to Finish Sentence



Vincent Leibell, Putnam County’s longtime political kingmaker brought low by a corruption scandal, finishes his prison sentence Saturday. Leibell, now 66, has already been in “home confinement” in Patterson since Dec. 4, as his 21-month sentence wra… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Man Charged with Assaulting Highway Worker



A Carmel man is facing charges of assault for allegedly attacking a Carmel Highway Department employee Monday afternoon in downtown Carmel. Carmel Police identified the suspect as Robert Schuffrumps, 20. According to Lt. Brian Karst, Schuffrumps&rsq… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Christopher McCarthy is Patriot’s Pen Essay Champ



Christopher McCarthy is this year’s Patriot’s Pen essay contest champion. Christopher McCarthy of Brewster has quite a future. The 12-year-old 7th grader at the Henry Wells Middle School in Brewster has taken top honors in both the Putnam… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

‘Dirtman’ Sentenced for Illegal Landfill



A Mahopac man who pleaded guilty last year to operating an illegal construction and demolition debris landfill within the New York City watershed in Mahopac was sentenced Thursday to four months of weekend incarceration at the Putnam Correctional Fa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Alyssa Dellaripa Called an American Hero



Alyssa Dellaripa is recognized by Legislature Chairman Richard Othmer. Alyssa Dellaripa is an American hero. The 22-year-old daughter of Barbara Reitz and Chris Dellaripa and stepdaughter of Putnam Judge James Reitz was recognized last week by the Pu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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